Congress continues to poke at Pebble Mine controversy

July 1st 2:26 pm

House hearing addresses 'appropriate role' of act in permitting process

Fisheries internship program puts teens to work

July 1st 2:25 pm

BBNA program helps integrate Bristol Bay youth with industry

Unalaska Police Report

July 1st 2:24 pm

May 29 Assistance Rendered - During routine patrol, an officer discovered a vehicle with its blinker activated. The officer obtained permission to deactivate the blinker and then did so. Domestic Disturbance - Officers investigated a report of a domestic [...]

Coast Guard helps bust drug dealers in Unalaska

July 1st 2:23 pm

After a drug stash turned up under a rock, two men were charged last week with allegedly selling heroin, methamphetamine, and cocaine to an undercover Coast Guard agent working with the Unalaska Department of Public Safety. Donn M. Griffin, 61, of Unalaska, [...]

Bristol Bay salmon run hits 2 million

July 1st 2:22 pm

Bristol Bay's 2016 salmon catch was closing in on 2 million as June neared its end. Through June 27, 1.8 million salmon were caught in the bay's five fishing districts, and another 792,633 were counted as escapement by towers in some rivers. That includes a [...]

State seeks input on historic preservation

July 1st 2:22 pm

Office is looking for feedback from Alaskans on what needs to be protected

4-H hosts fish camp at Louis Point

July 1st 2:21 pm

For many 4-H brings to mind plows and cows — but not so in Alaska. In the Bristol Bay region, where salmon are our "cows," 4-H supports health, wellness and traditional lifestyles. 4-H is involved in culture camps around the area; the latest being at [...]

Juneau entrepreneurs propose crab shell products

July 1st 2:20 pm

Turning crab shells into every day products is becoming a reality for the Tidal Vision team of eco-entrepreneurs from Juneau. The products are derived from chitin in the crab shells, the second most abundant biopolymer on the planet after cellulose. Chitin [...]

Opinion: Alaska Permanent Fund must not be restructured without public vote

July 1st 2:19 pm

When Gov. Bill Walker announced his plan to cut the PFD and restructure the Permanent Fund for government spending, I sought advice from Vernon Smith, PhD, and Nobel Laureate. Smith is an expert economist, who served from 2003 to 2006 as the Rasmuson Chair in [...]

Opinion: New Kotzebue Coast Guard base is a step in the right direction

July 1st 2:19 pm

Thirty miles off the coast of Alaska sits a volcanic island steeped in history, culture and an extraordinary natural environment. Nunivak Island is home to some 200 people, most of whom are dependent on subsistence hunting. Around 90 migratory seabirds and [...]

Marketing effort hopes to turn Bristol Bay seafood into a brand

July 1st 2:18 pm

Project architects select Colorado as target region

Years Ago in the Bristol Bay Times-Dutch Harbor Fisherman

July 1st 2:17 pm

Far north grizzlies develop taste for muskoxen

Methodists hike park rent, Unalaska agrees

July 1st 2:17 pm

Annual rent will rise from $6,000 to $16,500

Bears wreak havoc in Dillingham

July 1st 2:15 pm

Two bears have been causing trouble in different areas of town

Driver in deadly Atka van collision charged

June 24th 11:49 am

Troopers say Iloilo had more than twice the legal alcohol limit during crash that killed three

Council OKs crab processing change

June 24th 11:48 am

Decision gives more flexibility regarding who can custom-process Tanner crab

Bears bother lonely science instruments

June 24th 11:46 am

Camera catches trio of black bears pawing at buried equipment covered by a tarp

Unalaska city planners hold community greenhouse forum

June 24th 11:45 am

Planners consider effort to grow fresh vegetables in the Aleutian Islands

Dredging project continues

June 24th 11:44 am

Unisea's seafood waste dredging project is expected to last a few more weeks in Unalaska, according to Chris Plaisance, vice president of corporate affairs. "During this process there are going to be days when there will be an odor in the air, hopefully [...]

ASMI seeks comments on newest version of seafood standard

June 24th 11:40 am

Program undergoes changes, including establishing formal governance structure

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